Branch Diary & Events


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SWS = Shrewsbury & West Shropshire CAMRA event
CAM = Other CAMRA event
OTH = Other event




                                                  March 2018

23rd.   SWS   Beerbus beerscoring trip.Meet Salopian Bar 7pm. & PoTS presentation.

29th – 2nd Apr   CAM   Haygate Easter Cider Festival, at The Haygate, 26 Haygate Road, Wellington TF1 1QA. Free entry from 12 noon every day.


April 2018


3rd.   SWS   Beerfest meeting at Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury 7pm. inc. CPoty presentation.

4th.     SWS   Branch Meeting at Prince of Wales, Shrewsbury 8pm. inc. PoTY Presentations.

6th.    SWS   Branch Social – Wheatsheaf , Whitchurch  1600 onwards inc. Branch PoTY & CPoTY presentations at Percy’s and Black Bear.

10th   SWS  Branch brewery visit to Hobsons Brewery. 5.30pm from Salopian Bar, Shrewsbury. £10 p.p. Contact Becky or Dave Ricketts.

13th.  SWS   First Beerbus beerscoring trip (There are 2 in April)

14th SWS    Branch PoTY presentation – Bailey Head, Oswestry 8pm.

16th.     SWS   Exec Meeting at Nags Head, Shrewsbury 7pm.

17th   SWS   PTG trip by bus to Bishops Castle. Minsterley Motors 552/3 ex SHR (Stand N) 1005.

20 – 22     CAM Camra Members Weekend, AGM and Conference – University of Warwick at Coventry.

27th   SWS   Second Beerbus beerscoring trip of the month. Salopian Bar 7pm

May 2018


2nd.  SWS   Branch Meeting at Royal Oak, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury 8pm.

8th.   SWS   Beerfest Meeting at Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury 7pm.

10th -12th May  OTH  Forever Bury Beer Festival

11th   SWS   Brewery visit to Chapel Brewery.  Start Salopian Bar 7pm.

14th   SWS   Exec Meeting at Nags Head, Shrewsbury 7pm.

15th   SWS   PTG trip by bus to Oswestry (full day).  Arriva 70A ex SHR 1115.

17th -19th.  CAM  Kidderminster Beerfest

18th   SWS   Trip to Kidderminster beerfest OR tour around the 7 GBG pubs in the town.

25th.  SWS   Beerbus beerscoring trip. Meet Salopian Bar, Shrewsbury 7pm.

26th-27th.   OTH   2-Day Beer Festival at Prince of Wales, Shrewsbury.


June 2018

2nd.  Coach from Telford branch visiting rural Oswestry, Ruabon etc. Limited seats from Shrewsbury.

6th   SWS   Branch Meeting at Bricklayers, Copthorne, Shrewsbury 8pm.

12th   SWS   Beerfest Meeting at Admiral Benbow, Shrewsbury 7pm.

15th   CAM   BEER DAY BRITAIN.   Shrewsbury pub walkabout.  Start Dog & Pheasant 4pm. Then Dolphin, Woodman, Bird in Hand, Royal Oak etc.

19th   SWS   PTG trip by rail to Whitchurch. Timings later

29th.   SWS   Beerbus beerscoring trip. Meet at Salopian Bar, Shrewsbury 7pm.

July 2018

4th   SWS   Branch Meeting at Woodman, Coton Hill, Shrewsbury  8pm.

10th   SWS   PTG trip by rail to Ludlow. Timings later (A week earlier than usual to avoid Shrewsbury beerfest preliminary work.)

14-15th   OTH   Oswestry Food & Drink Festival with Beer at the Cambrian Railway Heritage Station.  10am – 4pm Sat/Sun.

18th   SWS   Shrewsbury Beerfest preview for Camra Members only.  Free entry 5pm – 9pm only

19th – 21st   SWS    SHREWSBURY BEER FESTIVAL at  Wakeman Hall,Shrewsbury 6th Form College, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AA. 11am – 11pm Thur/Fri, and 11pm-9pm Sat (or until beer runs out). £2.50 entry all day, Camra members free. Glass £2.50 (refundable). 111 beers, ciders, perries, country wines & craft gin.

29th   SWS   Beerbus beerscoring trip. Meet Salopian Bar 7pm.

Aug 2018

1st   SWS   Branch Meeting at 8pm.  Venue: Vaults, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury (Upstairs Garden area)  (In the event of inclement weather, we will meet at The Station Hotel, almost opposite, with sole use of the front bar area).

8th   SWS   AGM and Beerfest wash-up. 8pm at Old Post Office, Milk Street, Shrewsbury

21st   SWS   PTG trip by bus to The Strettons & Dorrington

Sep 2018

5th   SWS  Branch Meeting at 8pm.  Venue: Albert’s Shed, Barker St, Shrewsbury (Upstairs)

7th – 9th   OTH   Ludlow Food & Drink Festival

18th   SWS   PTG trip by bus to Baschurch, Ruyton & Oswestry

Oct 2018

5th – 7th   OTH   Shropshire Oktoberfest in Quarry Park, Shrewsbury. Beer, Gin & Live Music.

16th   SWS   PTG trip by bus to Bishops Castle

Nov 2018





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